Category: Publications

Adolescents’ awareness raising workshops entitled “Building Healthy Intimate Relationships” were conducted and evaluated in 5 countries aiming to contribute to primary and secondary prevention of violence in the romantic/intimate relationships of adolescents. Namely, the specially trained teachers implemented workshops with adolescents (at schools), aiming to raise adolescents’ awareness on the harmful effects of gender stereotyping, IPV/ […]

Teachers’ Training Seminars were conducted and evaluated in 5 countries. The aim of Training Seminars was: Sensitization of teachers on gender stereotyping, IPV/dating/sexual violence in adolescents and child abuse and neglect issues (theoretical training) Building capacity of teachers in order to be able to implement Workshops with children and adolescents (students) at schools (mainly experiential […]

In response to the underrepresentation of women (12.5%) in the House of Representatives in Cyprus, and on the occasion of the May 2016 parliamentary elections in Cyprus, the Mediterranean Institute of Gender studies has published a report entitled ‘Gender, Power and Democracy: The Contribution of Women in the House of Representatives‘ which was co-financed by […]

In order to facilitate the process of compliance with Article 51 of the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention) on risk assessment and risk management, MIGS carried out a study on “Risk Assessments of Domestic Violence”, with funding by the National Machinery of Women’s […]

On the 16 June 2015, Cyprus signed the Convention of the European Commission for Prevention and Combating of Violence against Women and Domestic Violence. In order to facilitate ratification of the Convention in Cyprus, MIGS carried out a study to examine compliance of national standards, legislation and policy with the standards of the Convention, making […]